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Furby not guilty as “charged”

BMJ 1999; 319 doi: (Published 30 October 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:1155
  1. Greg Basky
  1. Saskatoon Canada

    It seems now that Furby, last Christmas's “must have” stuffed toy with a computer chip inside, which was vilified for interfering with medical equipment, does not affect medical machinery after all.

    An investigation by Health Canada (the government's health ministry), published recently in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (1999;161:971), revealed that the electric and magnetic fields given …

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